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Information on EC 2.4.2.1 - purine-nucleoside phosphorylase

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     2 Transferases
         2.4 Glycosyltransferases
             2.4.2 Pentosyltransferases
                2.4.2.1 purine-nucleoside phosphorylase
IUBMB Comments
Specificity not completely determined. Can also catalyse ribosyltransferase reactions of the type catalysed by EC 2.4.2.5, nucleoside ribosyltransferase.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
5'-deoxy-5'-methylthioadenosine phosphorylase II, 5'-methythioadenosine phosphorylase, adenine nucleoside phosphorylase, adenosine phosphorylase, AgPNP, ANP, ApMTAP, apPNP, bovPNP, bPNO, more
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LITERATURE
purine 2'-deoxyribonucleoside + phosphate = purine + 2-deoxy-alpha-D-ribose 1-phosphate
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purine ribonucleoside + phosphate = purine + alpha-D-ribose 1-phosphate
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